What does dioxin mean?

Definitions for dioxin
daɪˈɒk sɪndiox·in

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dioxin(noun)

    any of several toxic or carcinogenic hydrocarbons that occur as impurities in herbicides

Wiktionary

  1. dioxin(Noun)

    any of a broad range of toxic or carcinogenic halogenated polycyclic compounds that occur as byproducts of herbicides

  2. dioxin(Noun)

    the parent compound, dibenzo-p-dioxin, in which two benzene rings are connected vio two oxygen atoms; oxanthrene

  3. dioxin(Noun)

    the unsaturated six-membered heterocycle having four carbon atoms, two oxygen atoms and two double bonds

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How to say dioxin in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dioxin in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dioxin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of dioxin in a Sentence

  1. Neil Carman:

    They didn't want to make public how bad the situation was, it's a complicated situation but I can't believe that they are giving awards to people for this. It's kind of disgusting to me, because the huge concern is that a lot of material escaped and the flooding carried the dioxin to people's yards.

  2. Ken Olson:

    The worst dioxin-contaminated site in Vietnam is Bien Hoa airbase, which is 30 miles north of Ho Chi Minh City, after President Nixon ordered the U.S. military to stop spraying Agent Orange in 1970, this is the site where all the Agent Orange barrels remaining in Vietnam were collected. The barrels were processed and shipped to Johnston Island in the Pacific Ocean, where they were incinerated at sea in 1977.

Images & Illustrations of dioxin

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